Wisconsin Public Schools

Wisconsin is the #16 largest school system in the United States, serving 433 across 2,242public schools.
Minority enrollment is 27% (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the national average of 43%.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the 14:1 national average.

Student by Ethnicity

(WI) School Average
American Indian
1%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
10%
Black
11%
White
73%
Unknown
2%
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Did You Know?
Wisconsin public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.25, which is lower than the national average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Wisconsin is 21st Century Preparatory School Agency School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Wisconsin or national school diversity statistics.